CfP: The Russian Revolution 100 Years Later (Publication: Aspasia); DL: 15.09.2015

Aspasia. The International Yearbook of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern European Women’s and Gender History (Web)

Deadline for submissions: September 15, 2015

The year 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of what has come to be called the Russian Revolution, the collective designation for the February and October Revolutions. The impact of the Revolution reverberated throughout Europe. The former Russian empire was thrown into civil war. Battles raged over the territory of Russia and Ukraine. Some parts of the empire, including Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Georgia, used the upheaval to declare independence. The Revolution encouraged socialist uprisings in the crumbling German and Habsburg Monarchies and inspired left-wing activism all over the world. Ever since, the meaning and significance of Russian Revolution of October 1917 has been hotly debated. Did it offer possibility and hope or violence and oppression? Read more … (PDF)